Research Workshop in Geometry this May

Vaughn Climenhaga, a geometer at the University of Houston, wrote to invite you to a workshop there May 15-17, with a preparatory pre-workshop event for graduate students May 13-14. The theme of the workshop is hyperbolicity in dynamical systems, including  thermodynamic formalism, […]

Graduate Student Mental Health

One of the things that concerns me as Associate Chair for Graduate Studies at Michigan has been the mental health of our graduate students. It seems that students feel under much more pressure than ever, with anxiety levels increasing dramatically […]

Support and Advice from Rackham

Please consider taking advantage of the following sessions from Rackham. These might be helpful if you are stressing about finding an advisor or about your relationship with your advisor, stressing about how to write cover letters, stressing about the difference […]

Marjorie lee Browne Talk TODAY

Our department has hosted a Marjorie Lee Browne Distinguished Lecture in celebration of Martin Luther King’s birthday each year since 1999. Marjorie Lee Brown was our department’s first, and one the nation’s first, African American women to earn the PhD […]

Professor Sasha Barvinok to speak in Junior Colloquium Friday

Please join us for the first Junior Colloquium of the Semester. Tomorrow the “Research at Michigan” series continues with Professor Sasha Barvinok telling us about his research into The mathematics of computational complexity. Room 3088 from 4 to 5pm. Everyone is […]

Interesting and Meaningful Summer Teaching in NYC or LA

“This summer, change the lives of underserved students with exceptional potential in math” Ruthi Hortsch (BS UM, 2012) wrote to recruit Michigan math graduate students, post-docs and faculty to teach math this summer for BEAM (Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics), […]